Chicago Adds Real-time Awareness to Manage the Marathon

Blog Post created by b_martinez-esristaff Employee on Dec 4, 2017

Learn more about how the City of Chicago prepared for and successfully managed the 40th Bank of America Chicago Marathon using ArcGIS. This year's race included 45,000 runners and 1.7 million spectators.


“Chicago is a special event-driven city, and this is one of our biggest events of the year,” Thomas Sivak, deputy director of the OEMC said. “We have worked hard to establish a common operating picture to support our decision-making processes. Adding a real-time awareness of runners helps us know the size and complexity of any incident, and helps us manage the consequences.”


Read the full story at https://www.esri.com/about/newsroom/blog/chicago-adds-real-time-awareness/